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Re: Hell Continues to Freeze Over

Paul (
Mon, 22 Jan 2007 16:06:21 UTC

T <> wrote in news:telecom26.21.6@telecom-

> There's something similar for those of us who like to walk no matter
> what the weather. I bought a pair of Yaktrax Pro shoe covers two years
> ago and haven't gotten a chance to use them yet.

> They snap over the bottom of your shoe and present a rubber matrix
> surrounded by steel coil to the ice, essentially increasing the
> pressure on each point. The USPS uses these in locations that get a
> lot of snow and ice and the study says it's eliminated slips and
> falls.

> Just a suggestion as I know broken bones don't heal as fast when one
> gets older.

> [TELECOM Digest Editor's Note: I wonder where I could buy one of those
> devices for my shoes? Maybe next time I happen to go past Walmart I
> might (as I sniff and point my nose in the air) walk in the place and
> look to see if they have them. PAT]


My son gave me some for Christmas -- I never thought I would use them, but
we have had about 4 days straight of ice (NH), and they worked very well!
We are thawing a bit now.

Best wishes.


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